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LAND OPPORTUNITY: LARGE GARDEN FOR LEASE, PLUS FIELD AND FOREST SPACE – DUNCAN, BC

Posted by admin on March 19, 2019 6 Comments

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ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY This opportunity is on a 10 acre property in beautiful Glenora, outside Duncan, BC. The property”s home garden has been producing organic fruits and vegetables for years, and is looking for a new gardener. The garden is fenced and well maintained. The space has a small greenhouse (about 8×12) which is available for use. The owners have been growing for an established customer base which they would be happy to connect you with. There are also raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, rhubarb, apples, plums and pear trees, which the grower could take responsibility for maintaining, harvesting and selling. In addition … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: LARGE GARDEN FOR LEASE, PLUS FIELD AND FOREST SPACE – DUNCAN, BC

FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Square Root Farm, Part-Time Farm Worker

Posted by admin on March 15, 2019

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Square Root Farm is a small-scale and very productive veggie farm in Central Saanich. They are seeking a part-time farm worker for the 2019 season!   About Square Root Farm We started farming in 2005. We are certified-organic and much of our growing techniques were developed to fit our small farm footprint. The farm is north of Victoria in Central Saanich on about two acres of rented land in the beautiful Mount Newton Valley. Three other farms operate on the same main property so it’s often busy with people and activity. Most of our work is done by hand with … Continue reading FARM JOB: SAANICH, BC – Square Root Farm, Part-Time Farm Worker

Armstrong Chat n’ Chew – Multigenerational Farmer Potluck

Posted by admin on October 07, 2013

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Armstrong, BC – Sunday, October 20, 2013, starts 5:00 PM, Potluck 6pm Where: Armstrong Bible Chapel Hall, 2145 Rosedale Avenue Armstrong Food Initiative Society (AFIS) and Young Agrarians (YA) – South Interior (YA) are co-hosting a multi-generational potluck to link new farmers with experienced farmers. Young Agrarian Jenica Frisque will facilitate engaging activities to help the stories flow and laughter to flourish throughout the potluck dinner that will follow an Opening Circle. In their first collaboration, AFIS and YA – South Interior aim to support the sustainability of our local food system by building relationships between new and existing farmers, sharing … Continue reading Armstrong Chat n’ Chew – Multigenerational Farmer Potluck

Seeds of Synchronicity – Young Agrarians South Interior

Posted by admin on October 02, 2013

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Article reposted from the BC Organic Growers Magazine Summer 2013! By Michelle Tsutsumi On a mild, hazy day in September, a young couple keen to leave their professional jobs to become homesteaders dropped by Pilgrims’ Produce Organic Farm just outside of Armstrong for a tour. Living five minutes up the highway on rented land, Chris and Maxine Andruik’s enthusiasm for raising chickens, growing good food, and dabbling in hops was a breath of refreshed energy at the tapering end of a busy season. It wasn’t until a month later, when Chris and Maxine invited the Pilgrims’ Farm crew to their … Continue reading Seeds of Synchronicity – Young Agrarians South Interior